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Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society

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The Noetic Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit group with members in Southern California and around the world, who have been inspired to study Homer, Parmenides, the pre-Socratics, Plato, the neo-Platonists, and other perennial philosophers and mystics, not for academic reasons, but for personal spiritual growth. The society was founded by Pierre Grimes, PhD in 1967, and was incorporated in 1978.

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If you would like to help out with this project by reviewing audios and videos and giving them titles, stephanus numbers, and notes, then please contact us either at info at noeticsociety.org, or at my personal address if you know it. I can really use the help! - Thank you. JS

Searching Our Collection

We have a common set of tags we use for filtering down the talks and items:

  • subject:NSBSNT - Talks at the Theosophical Society's Besant Lodge in Los Angeles
  • subject:NSCHT - Unstructured/impromptu chats or snippets of philosophical conversation
  • subject:NSDRM - Dream Explorations and Philosophical Midwifery
  • subject:NSFRI - Normal dialogues/discussions/study-sessions on Platonic and other perennial-philosophy texts. Over the years, these have usually been held on Friday nights, but not always.
  • subject:NSPRM - Parmenides morning study group
  • subject:NSPRS - Talks at the Philosophical Research Society in Los Angeles
  • subject:NSSAT - Informal chats, usually on Saturday mornings
  • subject:NSSEM - Seminars
  • subject:NSSPE - Special or One-Time Events
  • subject:NSMISC - Everything else
  • subject:nsbduncan - videotape recordings from BillD in the 80's. All of these are also NSFRI's.
  • subject:nsaops - videos recorded by Marty and Yoni 2008-2013 and originally posted to the Academy of Platonic Studies website. All of these are also NSFRI's.

By using 'subject:' within our collection's search box, you can also find all items related to a particular dialogue, such as subject:republic, subject:phaedo, subject:parmenides, subject:iliad, etc. Narrowing searches further is possible by specifying more than one search term with commas, e.g., subject:republic,book01 or subject:parmenides,hyp2 and so on.

You can also use the Advanced Search of the Internet Archive to search within our collection. (In the "Collection .. is .." field, put noeticsociety).

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Pierre and we in the Noetic Society wanted to get the beauty and wisdom of Platonism (and all perennial philosophy) out to the world for free. For that reason, you are allowed to copy it (and great! thank you!). People should be able to view and raise themselves up.

However, the material is not in the "public domain".  It is published under a Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 International license.

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  1. Do not Monetize:
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  1. Link each video back to its original location:
    Also in the Description section of each item you repost, we request that you include a link back to the original item.

    For instance, if you are re-posting Pierre's PRS Video, "Direct Understanding and the Attainment of Buddhahood", (PRS video 88), please, in your post's Description section, also publish the link back to the original here on the archive, i.e.,

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Synopsis Juan and Maria have given us their translation of the 18 books of the Corpus Hermeticum of Hermes Trismegistus .  Click on "PDF" link in the "Download Options" to download to your device, or just read here, as you like. More info http://noeticsociety.org/members/juan-balboa-maria-balboa-translations/ Misc Cover page image is by William Blake. Copy B, plate 29: Frontispiece to “Songs of Experience.” Songs of Innocence and of Experience. 1794, hand-colored relief...
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Translation of Plato's dialogue, Parmenides, by Juan and Maria Balboa. Interlinear Greek and English with key words in color, and additional diagrams and quotes supplied by the authors. There are 3 versions here: #1 - The latest revision from Juan and Maria: (dated May 28, 2018, and posted here July 12, 2018).  This one is "jas-formatted", i.e., JeffS edited in some additional formatting:  Parmenides "paragraph numbers" (as well as for Zeno and Socrates), and horizontal...
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Translation by Juan and Maria Balboa of The Elements of Theology by the neoplatonist Proclus the Successor . Interlinear Greek and English with key words in color, and any additional diagrams and quotes supplied by the authors. Also available in hard copy on Lulu . Latest revision published here is April 12, 2017, following the reasoning of our teacher, Pierre Grimes , and other members of the Noetic Society . The download-able PDF filename indicates the date of the revision contained therein....
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Juan and Maria Balboa translation of Plato's Republic.  Interlinear modern English with ancient (Attic) Greek words rearranged in each sentence in order to correspond to their English word counterparts immediately above. First published in 2007, this translation has undergone multiple revisions. This latest revision was completed in February 2018. Download-able from the PDF link in the "Download Options" menu on this page. Thank you, Juan and Maria! More information on the Balboa...
Topics: philosophy, plato, republic, book01, book02, book03, book04, book05, book06, book07, book08
Synopsis This is Pierre Grimes' first in a series of articles on the subject of philosophy, philosophical counseling, philosophical midwifery, and The Self, published in Philosophical Practice , the journal of the American Philosophical Practitioners Association (of which Pierre was the founder) with permissions of the author and the editor. It is reproduced here under a Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 International license . Pierre is the inventor of philosophical midwifery in its modern sense,...
Topics: plato, philosophy, parmenides, republic, self, logos, pathologos, pg1, appa-journal,...
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Philosopher and Bodhisattva. Thanks to Bob Keller for filming, Julie Grabel Postel for producing and funding, and Sean Angier and Lisa Bivens for editing and digitizing from VHS to DVD. http://noeticsociety.org
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRS, pg1, buddhism
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Translation of Plato's dialogue, Phaedo , by Juan and Maria Balboa. Interlinear Greek and English with key words in color, and additional diagrams and quotes supplied by the authors. Latest upload: September 21, 2016 (revised up through 94B) Also available in hard copy at lulu.com . Primary reference for the Phaedo when used in the Friday night discussions and the Parmenides Study Group discussions with Pierre Grimes, Ph.D. Image, Viaje Astral , by Kryziz Bonny, was downloaded on Aug 15, 2016...
Topics: philosophy, plato, phaedo, out of body experience, astral travel, soul, self, death, afterlife,...
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Translations by Juan and Maria Balboa of the Enneads written by the neoplatonist philosopher Plotinus (Wikipedia) (Harpers on Perseus) . Inter-linear Greek and English.  In PDF format. Currently there are only two documents in this set (3.5 and 6.2). More are forthcoming. Juan and Maria are students of Pierre Grimes , and members of the Noetic Society . They have contributed this translation to the Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society collection here on archive.org.  Thank you both! For more...
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Juan and Maria Balboa translation of Proclus' Commentary on Plato's dialogue, Parmenides .  In 8 books of inter-linear Greek and English, separately paginated. Click 'PDF' in the Download Options menu. Juan and Maria are students of Pierre Grimes , and members of the Noetic Society . They have contributed this translation to the Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society collection here on archive.org.  Thank you both! Hard-copies of this translation may also be purchased in various formats on...
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Thanks to Bob Keller for filming, Julie Grabel Postel for producing and funding, and Sean Angier and Lisa Bivens for editing and digitizing from VHS to DVD. http://noeticsociety.org
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Juan and Maria Balboa translation of Plato's "Menon".  Inter-linear Greek and English.  In PDF format. Juan and Maria are students of Pierre Grimes , and members of the Noetic Society . They have contributed this translation to the Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society collection here on archive.org.  Thank you both! For more information, please visit the Juan and Maria Balboa page at the Noetic Society website.
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Synopsis Books 1 through 5 (so far) of Homer's Iliad, translated from the Greek by Juan and Maria Balboa, with special focus on the appearances of 'αυτο' (Self). Interlinear English and Greek. Subsequent books will be posted here as they are translated. Click on "PDF" in the Download Options menu. More Info More about translation team Juan and Maria Balboa Pierre Grimes and Philosophical Midwifery The Noetic Society The Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society collection here on...
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Most recent version posted: Jan 19, 2019 The Juan and Maria Balboa translation of the second speech of Socrates in Plato's dialog, Phaedrus .  Interlinear Greek and English, with diagrams by the authors. Stephanus sections 244A-257B. The file is downloadable at the 'PDF' link in the "Download Options" section of this page. You may also be interested in Juan's talk on this section of the Phaedrus at our Friday night meeting 7/23/2010 , on the occasion of the Balboas' first release of...
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Juan and Maria Balboa translation of Introduction to Arithmetic by Nicomachus of Gerasa .   Inter-linear Greek and English. So far all of Book 1 has been translated, with Book 2 on the way. (Book 1: 23 chapters total; Book 2: 29 chapters total).  Click 'PDF' in the Download Options menu.  Juan and Maria are students of Pierre Grimes , and members of the Noetic Society . They have contributed this translation to the Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society collection here on archive.org.  Thank...
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Stephanos sections 163b-164b Pierre, Barbara, David, Regina, Bradley, Nancy, Eldar, JeffS Working from Plato's Parmenides: The Juan and Maria Balboa Translation More info: http://noeticsociety.org/psg
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An Exploration of the Theologia Mystica of Saint Dionysius: Based on Alan W. Watts' Translation. Emptying the Mind (Hellenic way) vs Restraint (Eastern, meditational way). Thanks to Bob Keller for filming, Julie Grabel Postel for producing and funding, and Sean Angier and Lisa Bivens for editing and digitizing from VHS to DVD. http://noeticsociety.org
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRS, pg1, pseudodionysius, mysticism, theology, meditation, mind, christianity
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Dialogue(s): corpus-hermeticum Chapters: book02;book03 Topics Covered Pierre recommends a book by Frances Yates: Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition (ISBN-13: 978-0226950075, ISBN-10: 0226950077 ) Josh and Ingmar go up front to read from Book 3 then Book 2 of The Corpus Hermeticum of Hermes Trismegistus , as translated by our own Juan and Maria Balboa . Juan Balboa himself also recommends/refers to Hermetica, Vol. 1: The Ancient Greek and Latin Writings Which Contain Religious or...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSFRI, pg1, corpus-hermeticum, hermes-trismegistus
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The Juan and Maria Balboa Translation of Plato's dialog, Symposium. Some versions also available in bound paperback at lulu.com Juan and Maria are students of Pierre Grimes and members of The Noetic Society . Image of Anselm Feuerbach 's painting of Plato's Symposium courtesy of wikimedia.org , and in the public domain.
Topics: philosophy, plato, symposium
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Ken's Masters Thesis. MA in Philosophy, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1969.
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Pierre Grimes in the first of several talks at the Besant Lodge of the Theosophical Society, Los Angeles, California, on the fourth Thursday of each month. Winter Lazerus and Stephan Hoeller introduce Pierre. (Please pardon the initial camera and audio problems.) The Parmenides Platonic dialogue, Balboa translation that Pierre refers to. Pierre's Betrayal of Philosophy article - 1st in a series of 3 Pierre has published in the last year in the APPA journal on the subject. More info:...
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Dialogue(s): corpus-hermeticum Chapters: book11 Notes: Started out with Question/Answer Xenophanes quote, again ("It is the Whole of God that Sees, the whole that hears, the whole that thinks.") what is that whole that quickly apprehends what you experience? simultaneous experience and comprehension mindful comprehension that goes on all the time - bang, bang, bang what is it? what is it that is so mindful that it immediately comprehends whatever you see, hear, or think? (especially,...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSFRI, pg1, corpus-hermeticum, book11, hermes-trismegistus, gnosticism, obe
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Arthur O. Lovejoy's "The Great Chain of Being". European philosophy busy trying to take Plato off his pedestal. Thanks to Bob Keller for filming, Julie Grabel Postel for producing and funding, and Sean Angier and Lisa Bivens for editing and digitizing from VHS to DVD. http://noeticsociety.org
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRS, pg1, european-philosophy
Original Greek ΠΡΟΚΛΟΥ ΔΙΑΔΟΧΟΥ - ΣΤΟΙΧΕΙΩΣΙΣ ΘΕΟΛΟΓΙΚΗ (13.) Πᾶν ἀγαθὸν ἑνωτικόν ἐστι τῶν μετεχόντων αὐτοῦ, καὶ πᾶσα ἕνωσις ἀγαθόν, καὶ τἀγαθὸν τῷ ἑνὶ ταὐτόν. εἰ γὰρ τὸ ἀγαθόν ἐστι σωστικὸν τῶν ὄντων ἁπάντων (διὸ καὶ ἐφετὸν ὑπάρχει πᾶσι), τὸ δὲ σωστικὸν καὶ...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSMISC, pg0, proclus, sgdaitz, elements-of-theology
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The Juan and Maria Balboa Translation of Plato's dialog, Theaetetus. First published 2006-10-18. The version here is a revision dated 2014-10-23, and was posted here on our archive on 2018-01-19. A pre-printed earlier revision is also available on lulu.com . Juan and Maria are students of Pierre Grimes and members of The Noetic Society .
Topics: philosophy, plato, theaetetus
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Thanks to Bob Keller for filming, Julie Grabel Postel for producing and funding, and Sean Angier and Lisa Bivens for editing and digitizing from VHS to DVD. http://noeticsociety.org
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRS, pg1, watts
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Topics: philosophy, plato, NSSAT, NSDRM, dreams, pg1
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Stephanos sections 141e,142a,137c Pierre, Barbara, David, Regina, JulieP, Eldar, Ingmar Working from Plato's Parmenides: The Juan and Maria Balboa Translation More info: http://noeticsociety.org/psg
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A Saturday gathering with Pierre at David's. After exploring dreams with JulieH and Regina , Pierre asks JeffS our cameraman about the book Pierre is holding. (Jeff had placed the book in Pierre's lap so Pierre would have something to write on, but had also told Pierre about this book in a previous email.) Books referenced: The Ancient Secret of the Flower of Life, vols 1 and 2, by Drunvalo Melchizedek (vol.1: ISBN-10: 1891824171, ISBN-13: 979-1891824172; vol.2: ISBN-10: 189182421X, ISBN-13:...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSSAT, pg1, drunvalo-melchizedek, thoth, hermes-trismegistus
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Stephanos sections: 61d 61e 62a 62b 62c 62d 62e Attendees: Pierre, Barbara, David, Regina, Josh, Eldar, Nancy, JulieH, Bradley, Ronda, Bill, JeffS Do any of these hymns, based on their content, look like something Socrates would write? (see PDFs) We have help from the gods. Cebes' account of Socrates' position. Working from Plato's Phaedo: The Juan and Maria Balboa Translation More info: http://noeticsociety.org/psg Thanks again to Barbara's amazing little recorder (SONY IC RECORDER MP3 4.3.0)!...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, phaedo, pg1
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Thanks to Bob Keller for filming, Julie Grabel Postel for producing and funding, and Sean Angier and Lisa Bivens for editing and digitizing from VHS to DVD. http://noeticsociety.org
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRS, pg1, mysticism
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Sections: Dream Explorations: Bradley, Don Pierre midwifes Bradley and Don on their dreams after his Friday night talk . More Info Pierre Grimes and Philosophical Midwifery The Noetic Society The Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society collection here on archive.org.
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Four of us explore our dreams with Pierre as midwife. Dream Texts JeffS's dream 4/27/2018 ----- Scene 1 ----- 1 I'm on a football field, in practice. This is my first year there. I'm in the first days in this new school. I guess it's college -- Dartmouth or something. 2 There's this bigger Black guy (another team mate) who hits me from behind, for no reason. I turn around and try to tackle him too, but it doesn't have much effect. I can tell this guy just hates me, and I don't know why. And...
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Synopsis This is Pierre Grimes' second in a series of articles on the subject of philosophy, philosophical counseling, philosophical midwifery, and The Self, published in Philosophical Practice , the journal of the American Philosophical Practitioners Association (of which Pierre was the founder) with permissions of the author and the editor. It is reproduced here under a Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 International license . Pierre is the inventor of philosophical midwifery in its modern sense,...
Topics: plato, philosophy, parmenides, republic, self, logos, pathologos, pg1, appa-journal,...
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Thanks to Bob Keller for filming, Julie Grabel Postel for producing and funding, and Sean Angier and Lisa Bivens for editing and digitizing from VHS to DVD. http://noeticsociety.org
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRS, pg1, dreams, midwifery, metaphysics
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Thanks to Bob Keller for filming, Julie Grabel Postel for producing and funding, and Sean Angier and Lisa Bivens for editing and digitizing from VHS to DVD. http://noeticsociety.org
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRS, pg1, psychedelics
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Part I: Yoga for the Soul. Thanks to Bob Keller for filming, Julie Grabel Postel for producing and funding, and Sean Angier and Lisa Bivens for editing and digitizing from VHS to DVD. http://noeticsociety.org
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRS, pg1, republic
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(JPEG images of Pierre's diagrams from this talk are in the DOWNLOAD OPTIONS section.) Initial Question and Answer What got you into philosophy? What is the Self? Logos Wisdom and how to apply it What is the best way to maintain the most aliveness? How are Nous (νουσ) and Logos (λογοσ) related? How does philosophy relate to Plato saying that philosophy is separating from the body Hegel's answer: we are the sum total of what everyone else thinks of us: absurd autos (αυτοσ) is in...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSBSNT, pg1
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The Good and the One are Identical. Thanks to Bob Keller for filming, Julie Grabel Postel for producing and funding, and Sean Angier and Lisa Bivens for editing and digitizing from VHS to DVD. http://noeticsociety.org
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRS, pg1, proclus, elements-of-theology
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Synopsis Jeffrey Mishlove interviews Pierre Grimes on Jeffrey's online program, New Thinking Allowed . We are not sure of the copyright status so for now we are only providing links to these videos on Jeffrey's YouTube channel, rather than storing copies of the videos here on archive.org. Thank you, Jeffrey, for interviewing Pierre. We love your channel and your long wonderful line of fascinating guests! Interviews on YouTube: 2017-10-03 Plato's Republic 2017-10-03 Philosophical Midwifery...
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My apologies: The first 14 minutes or so are blank video because I arrived late to film. Thanks to Regina for supplying audio from her own recorder for this section. Thanks also to Adina B for the following contributed notes. -------------------- Certainly Prometheus brings dreams and the understanding of the arts. Why does the myth of Prometheus include Epimetheus ? Prometheus is providential and Epimetheus is “hindsight” or “after thinker” Prometheus knows that there is a box...
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Thanks to Bob Keller for filming, Julie Grabel Postel for producing and funding, and Sean Angier and Lisa Bivens for editing and digitizing from VHS to DVD. http://noeticsociety.org
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Synopsis Pierre helps five of us to explore our dreams on another insightful Friday night in Sunset Beach. Dream Transcripts JeffS 3/29/2018 (Tuesday) I woke up with this phrase banging around my head: “God talks to the others only in dreams.” Don 3/30/2018 (Friday) I felt young, child-like, and told my dad, who was also a young man, that the human eye resembles the One -- the pupil -- and the Brilliant Light of Being -- the iris. My dad, in a loving and caring way, said, "Where were...
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Dialogue(s): parmenides;elements-of-theology Chapters: hyp2;prop177;prop059 Sections: 155d Attendees: Pierre, Barbara, David, JulieH, Eldar, Josh, (Jed and JeffS arrived late) [Parmenides study proper starts at 53:56, when Pierre challenges us to see how Parmenides needs Time (in the 2nd hyp sense, i.e., starting at 151e) in order to reach the final conclusion (of hyp2) regarding Knowledge, Opinion, and Perception of the Self (at P237, 155d).] 0:00:00 Barbara wonders about the word...
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The ten letters as the Device that saved Neo-Platonic Metaphysics for and in Christian Metaphysics. Thanks to Bob Keller for filming, Julie Grabel Postel for producing and funding, and Sean Angier and Lisa Bivens for editing and digitizing from VHS to DVD. http://noeticsociety.org
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Dialogue(s): commentary-on-parmenides Attendees: Pierre, Barbara, David, Regina Proclus' Introductory Invocation to his commentary: I pray to all the gods and goddesses to guide my mind in this study that I have undertaken--to kindle in me a shining light of truth and enlarge my understanding for the genuine science of being; to open the gates of my soul to receive the inspired guidance of Plato; and in anchoring my thought in the full splendour of reality to hold me back from too much conceit...
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Synopsis Juan and Maria Balboa translation of Synesios' On the Logos of Dreams . Interlinear modern English with ancient (Attic) Greek words rearranged in each sentence in order to correspond to their English word counterparts immediately above. Download-able from the PDF link in the "Download Options" menu on this page. Thank you, Juan and Maria! More Info More information on the Balboa translations Pierre Grimes and Philosophical Midwifery The Noetic Society The Pierre Grimes and...
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Four of us explore our dreams with Pierre as midwife, as usual. Text of Dreams Belinda's dreams 4-28-18 There were many people in different experiences, there was many things in each experience, if one was in one experience and another in another, the other in the another could not see the experience the other was in, it was like whatever they were experiencing was the only thing that could be experienced, like they could only see the experience they were in, like there were no other...
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Regina, Don, JeffS, and Eldar explore dreams with Pierre. Texts of the Dreams Regina's Dream 4/11/18 Before that we were talking about the gods and the ideas and ousia. It was turning upon itself, There was some trouble among the god and I wondered if gods correct themselves. Are they without “bad” or “evil” {had a question: Do the gods correct themselves. I was some where with Pierre and others, a group. I don’t remember. I asked Pierre carefully, I didn’t want to use the words...
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Dialogue(s): symposium Stephanus Sections Covered: 201c-206b, 210a-212a Notes: Session begins with a reading of Socrates’ speech and his dialogue with Diotima on the subject of Love. Question raised, “what about beauty being in the eye of the beholder?” Pierre responds with this being true to an extent, but this involves both a perception and a judgment. And the judgment is that the perceived beautiful is judged to be good, otherwise, no one would want it. Emphasis on Diotima’s...
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Dreams in Sequence: For Unfolding the Stages of One's Development Toward Meaningful Themes Thanks to Bob Keller for filming, Julie Grabel Postel for producing and funding, and Sean Angier and Lisa Bivens for editing and digitizing from VHS to DVD. http://noeticsociety.org
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Synopsis This is Pierre Grimes' fourth in a series of articles on the subject of philosophy, philosophical counseling, philosophical midwifery, and The Self, published in Philosophical Practice , the journal of the American Philosophical Practitioners Association (of which Pierre was the founder) with permissions of the author and the editor. It is reproduced here under a Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 International license . Pierre is the inventor of philosophical midwifery in its modern sense,...
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Dialogue(s): odyssey [my splintered notes. mostly, Pierre just rips it when he compares an enlightenment experience to receiving a pathologos. who could have seen that coming? -JAS] Julie P brought in un-sold copies of Roger Sworder's book, "Homer on Immortality". Ficcino: platonism was the proof of christianity he sees homer as a religion, which is what it is why homer doesn't acknowledge a soul dc's question about the homeric soul 4:30/5:00 if one dies, empty shadow dc: what am i...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSSAT, pg1, odyssey, homer, midwifery, death, soul
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Dialogue(s): commentary-on-platos-parmenides Saturday chit-chat with Pierre Topics Covered, Audio Highlights, and Notes Pierre on the Via Roma in World War II - not much has changed in 2,000 years Michael Moore's interview yesterday (broadcast on KPFK Pacifica) with Amy Goodman, on Democracy Now. Proclus: Dialectic on Providence. Not actually defined . 1 Crop circles - signs of intelligence A Friendly Dialectic (diagram forthcoming) More strategy/planning on how to approach learning Greek with...
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Dialogue(s): parmenides Chapters: plg Sections: 136a-b,135d Attendees: Pierre, Barbara, Regina, Nancy, Josh, Eldar, JulieH, Yoni, JeffS We keep going with trying to do the 'Zeno dialectic' on the four clauses in 136a,b. Since these clauses could be interpreted in different ways, we explore and consider some of these ways, and how the application of the dialectic would look under each of these interpretations. Also, if this means going over the 9 hypotheses (or some subset for each...
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Exploring Dreams: Symbols, the Logos and Meditation Thanks to Bob Keller for filming, Julie Grabel Postel for producing and funding, and Sean Angier and Lisa Bivens for editing and digitizing from VHS to DVD. http://noeticsociety.org
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Dialogue(s): parmenides Chapters: plg Sections: 136a-c, 142d-e Attendees: Pierre, Barbara, David, Regina, Eldar, Nancy, JulieH, Josh, Yoni, JeffS Doing Zeno's exercise in 136a,b,c continued Working from Plato's Parmenides: The Juan and Maria Balboa Translation More info: http://noeticsociety.org/psg Image The ghosts of Christmas tree past drops courtesy of Flickr user Steve Wall under a CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 license when downloaded on 2017-08-06.
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Dialogue(s): commentary-on-parmenides Chapters: book6 Attendees: Pierre, Barbara, David, Regina, Bradley Summary of today's topics: Finishing up on yesterday's conversation about the deficits in Morrow and Dillon's translation of Proclus' Invocation/Prayer Pierre's experiences with the philosophical limitations at St Johns College The absurdities of European and American (university) philosophy, which is basically Aristotelian, not Platonic (with which it is at war, since it ignores Wisdom/ the...
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Dialogue(s): parmenides Chapters: hyp4 Sections: 157b-d Attendees: Pierre, Barbara, Regina, JulieH, Eldar 155e 3rd hyp, P1. hoti (ὅτι) = "because"? Barbara researched it since. More like a "that" 157bc - 4th hyp New Goal for next few meetings: To proceed sequentially (hyp's 4,5,6,7,8,9), comparing and relating the hypotheses. How he talks about the introduction to each of the hyp's. Must 5 follow from 4? Why is it called the 4th? And how does it relate to the preceeding?...
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Stephanos sections: 136b Attendees: Pierre, Barbara, Regina, Eldar, Bradley, Nancy Working from Plato's Parmenides: The Juan and Maria Balboa Translation More info: http://noeticsociety.org/psg
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Dialogues: Theology of Plato (Proclus) Books: book1 Chapters: chap1 chap2 chap3 Topics covered: definitions in chapter 3 modes of theology procession and return by light division in three parts promises of elucidation what is asked of the auditor ( Thanks to BillD for recording and StefanR for reviewing and providing title and above notes.) More info: http://noeticsociety.org
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Dialogue(s): iliad Book 1: Lines 1 – 10, 72 – 75, 125 – 143. Book 2: Lines 1 – 11. Original title: Of Gods and Men, the Origins of Two Wars Synopsis A lively discussion focusing on identifying a starting point from which to begin an analysis of Homer’s divine song: The Iliad. Below are some key questions that Pierre asks and important points to focus on within The Iliad. Notes BOOK 1 01. (3:43): Is there some starting point we can start with to make some analysis of Homer? 02. (5:57):...
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The ten letters as the Device that saved Neo-Platonic Metaphysics for and in Christian Metaphysics. Thanks to Bob Keller for filming, Julie Grabel Postel for producing and funding, and Sean Angier and Lisa Bivens for editing and digitizing from VHS to DVD. http://noeticsociety.org
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Stephanos sections 163b-164b (yes, there is distortion at higher volumes on the right stereo channel. it's not you. i had the gain up too high on the 2nd mike. mea culpa. -JS) Pierre Grimes with Noetic Society members Barbara, David, Regina, Bradley, Yoni, Eldar, JeffS Working from Plato's Parmenides: The Juan and Maria Balboa Translation http://noeticsociety.org/psg
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Dialogue(s): parmenides Chapters: hyp2 Sections: 155d (P237), 154e (P231), 155c (P233), 154d-155d (P228-P234) Attendees: Pierre, Barbara, Regina, Nancy, JulieH, Eldar, Jed, JeffS Continuing (from Monday ) with doxa (δόξα) at P237/155d: Trying to find it in the 2nd hypothesis. Why/how can he use it here? What did he do in the 2nd hyp that qualifies? Besides "opinion", Doxa could also be "belief", "appearance", "reputation", "expectation", or...
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Dialogue(s): book-of-john Chapters: chap01;verse03 Another great informal Saturday morning chat with Pierre and the gang. Synopsis Barbara has been studying the Greek used in the New Testament. Particularly she has been looking at the first few lines of John 1:3. She has been very careful about it, but it sure looks like the text has much Platonic influence and has been incorrectly translated for centuries. She leads us through it at the board. (Diagram 1 of 3) The translation she is using is...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSSAT, pg1, book-of-john, NSDRM
Dialogue(s): parmenides Chapters: hyp4 Sections: 158b Attendees: Pierre, Barbara, David, Regina, JulieH, Eldar We explored the 4th Hyp. starting with 158B and the question of difference. We ended by going back to the 'some idea of the one and some one' section then back to the beginning of the hypothesis exploring both what 'one' we are discussing and what the nature and function of 'different' is. Why the idea of 'difference' is required (or plays a role) in the 4th but not in 1st, 2nd, or 3rd...
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The question, "Whence Comes Unity?" is explored in terms of Plotinus' The Good and The One. Thanks to Bob Keller for filming, Julie Grabel Postel for producing and funding, and Sean Angier and Lisa Bivens for editing and digitizing from VHS to DVD. http://noeticsociety.org
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRS, pg1, plotinus, enneads